D E L T A PETITION FOR CHAPTER STATUS BRYANT COLLEGE SMITHFIELD, R.I.
K A P P A
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Mr. Donald 1. Stohl Executive Director Kapoa Delta Rho Fraternitv~ 331 South Main Street Greensburg, PA 15601
Dear Mr. Stohl: I, Neil Rosen, President of Provisional Chaoter of Kappa Delta Rho, founded March 1, 1984 at BRYANT COLLEGE, SMITHFIELD, R. I., am requesting National Fraternity affiliation with Kappa Delta Rho, Inc., for Chaoter status.
Rosen President Kapoa Delta Rho Provisional Chaoter
Petition for Charter Histc•r~v
Colleoe .•....••...••••••••.•••..•. Pace 1
History of Prov1sional Chaoter •...••.•••••••••••••.• Paoe 2 List of
L1st of all Members and B1ograohy of Each ••••••••.•• Paoe 6 Awards recieved by Provisional Chaoter •.•••••.••.•.• Page 19 List of all campus Fraternities and Sororities •.•••• Pace 20 Tt~air.ir.g
Social and Rush
Gc•als •••.•.•..•••••.•••••..••••• Page
Constitution and By Laws ••••.•••••••.•..••.•.••.•.•• Paoe 30 Suoolementr~y
Colleoe was founded in 1863.
The primary obJective
of the colleoe centers on the intellectual and professional develoPment of each student,
oreparinq him or her for leadershio
pos1t1ons in a chosen career.
Relocated 1n 1971 to a 295 acre.
suburban campus in Smithfield,
Rhode Island with contemPorary
the College believes 1n the advantages offered by a
small student body,
which include the develoPment of close
relationships and understanding among students, The College mCJtto, Leadet~ship"
sums up what
Bryant is a four year school.
teachers and fot~
1s all about.
providing Eight academic maJors.
HISTORY OF KAPPA DELTA RHO PROVISIONAL CHAPTER
What started out as only a thought soon turned into a dream and that dream became a reality.
It was great to say we had
started a new fraternity at Bryant since we belive in the Greek way of life and felt a new organ1zation could help both Greeks and the Bryant Community.
At first several national fraternities
were contacted and then a fr1end sugpested Kappa Delta Rho. we learned what KDR had to offer we decided to set up a chaoter. The reason KDR was chosen was because of its emohasis on cuality and the closeness among its brothers. We awaited a final decision from the Greek Letter Council for about six weeks.
Finally on Aoril 24,
1984 the G.L.C.
accepted KDR as a new fraternity at Bryant College.
first time in 17 years there was a new fraternity at Bryant "We all JUSt JUmped uo and hugr;led each f1nally made it.", the G.L.C.
this is ho:ow one of the fo:ouY"â€˘ding
announced its acceptance of the new fraternity.
Getting accepted by the G.L.C. April 28,
was .:only o:our first steo.
1984 nat1o:onal representatives fro:om KDR initiated us
into plegeshio of Kaopa Delta Rho:o.
Big bro:others were given to us
from Middlebury Co:ollege and then pledging began. start of a one year pledge orooram for us. f1rst day we were allowed to wear co:olo:ors.
Tt11s was the 1984 was the
On this same day all
the other fraternities and so:ororities eon camous held a receotion teo formally welcome us to the G.L.C.
Now that we had been civen
acceptance we had to organize the fraternity and run 1t as if it wer~e
a ous 1 ness.
Meet1ngs were started on a weekly basis and
many programs were put together. Potter,
We ra1sed $529 for Jerimiah
a young boy in need of a liver transolant.
part1c1oated 1n a phonothon for the ben1f1t of our college.
Big Brothers program was started with half of the brothers gett1ng little brothers.
A rush proqram was initiated and, we
had a very successful smoker .
We had a formal Christmas oarty,
not to mention all the other part1es! in:
Sports teams were formed
v olleyball a nd other teams will follow as
the year proqresses. That is how Kaooa Delta Rho wa s started at Bryant. brothers put much work and effort into the chapter. proudly at our pa s t
and confidently toward our future.
FOUNDERS Neil Rosen
!VIich ae l Langlois Dale DelVecchio
Paul Schott Joseph Tine
OFFICERS Neil Rosen -
Richard Joseph - First Vice President Stuart Johnson - Second Vice President Mike Langlois -
Dale DelVecchio - Secretary
Robert Panczak - Seargeant at Arms Tim Geleta -Chaplin Walter Noone - House Manager Steven Craffey -
Erik Constantino - Social Chairman Joseph Tine - Social Service Chairman Douglas Henderson Jim Glaropoulos - Asst.
Intramural Chairman Treasurer
Keith DiCarlo - Historian Kevin Falcone -
David Repoli - Fundraising
Neil Rosen 1986
Accounting 3.3 Plainview,
Chairperson Resident Hall Assembly,
Council Treasurer, Student Ambassador,
Richard Joseph 1986
Accounting 3.1 Old Bethpage,
Newsoaper, Student Ambassador,
Writer for School
Founding Father KDR.
Stuart Johnson 1986
CIS 3.0 Madison,
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Founding Father KDR.
Secretary Hockey Team,
Michael Langlois 1986
Accounting 3.5 Pautucket,
Manager of Country Comfort,
Founding Father KDR.
Dale DelVecchio 1986
Management 3.3 North Brandford, CT ยง~ยฃrยงi~r~,
Michael Ahn 1987
Marketing 2.0 Manchester,
Intramural Sports, Student Programing Board, Student Ambassador,
Founding Father KDR.
Jeff Barovich 1986
Marketing 3.6 North Brandford, CT Studen~ Newspaper~
Foundino Father KDR.
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Writer for School
Kevin Falcone 1986
Marketing 2.9 Monroe,
Sports Editor for School Newspaper,
Intramural Sports, Founding Father KDR.
James Glaropoulos 1986
Finance 2.9 Norwood,
MA Intramural Sports, Soecial Olympics,
Founding Father KDR.
Robert Panczak 1986 CIS 2.9
Karate Club, Ski Club,
Founding Father KDR.
Paul Schott 1986
Marketing New Canaan, CT Marketing Club,
Founding Father KDR.
Joseph Ti r.e
1985 3. 1
DPMA, Ski Club.
r.g 3. 0
1-'c•ll i st or..
Paul Beh 1 i rJ!;;!
CIS 2.3 Cumbet~lar.d.
I r.t t~am ut~a 1 S po1·~t s. 0 Pn PI-
Richard Bertolozzi 1986 Accc•ur.t i ng 3. 4 Pittsfield,
Charles Bogen 1986 Account i r1g 3. 1
Ft•c-mk 1 in,
1986 CIS 3.5 Mi 1 fm·d,
Erik Constantino 1986 !Yianagernerd; 2. 4
Intramural Scorts, Snecial Olymoics.
Steven Craffey 1986
CIS 2.2 Lynnfield, MA G~b~G~_Bยงg~~~@Dt~tjy~,
Bryant College Emerqency Medical
Keith DiCarlo 1986
Management 2.5 Framinoham, MA Hi~iQ~i@D,
Karate Club, Ski Club, Scorts Car Club, Dorm
Tim Geleta 1986
Management 2.4 Ballston Lake, ~hยงP!ยงiD,
Doug Hanson 1986
Marketing 2.6 Hanover~
Brian Henderson 1986
Accounting 2.8 Windsor,
Volunteer Income Tax Assistence, Karate Club,
David Hofflich 1986
Economics 2.5 Faifield, CT Student Programming Board, Student Senete, ARISE President.
Gary Magnotti 1986
Accounting 3.9 North Haven,
Michael Mariniello 1986
Accounting 2.8 HackensacK.
1986 CIS 2.5
1986 Account i Y"1g 2. 0
1986 CIS 3.5
Accounting 2.7 Newington,
EYn~ - B~i~ing _ ~h~i~9ยงr~gn,
Student Alumn1 Association,
Joe Schramm 1986
CIS 3.0 Hawthorne,
Bryant Karate Club -
President, Special Olumoics.
James Tammaro 1986
CIS 2.8 North Haven,
Gary Tudino 1986
CIS 3.4 Orange, CT Track Manager,
Joseph Biega 1987
Accounting 3.2 Higganum!
Doug Henderson 1987
Accounting 3.4 Bellinoham, MA lnic~mY~~!_Ch~~rQ~CยงQD,
Intramural Soorts, Scholarsn1o
Gary Victorson 1987
Finance 2.7 Northoort,
Eric Berry 1988
CIS 2.0 Wilmington, MA Intramural Soorts.
CIS 2.7 Pittsfield, MA Intramural Soorts.
Rolf Christensen 1988
Accounting 2.7 Harwich~
Scott Dobos 1988
Finance 3.0 Stratford, CT Intramural Soort,
New Dorm Council.
Michael Fabbo 1988
Management 2.0 Milford!
Richard Feist 1988
Management 2.9 Longmeadow,
Chris Lewis 1988
is to 1 ~
Patrick Mason 1'388 HIIYf 2. 0
Andrew Morgan 1'388
West Hampton Beach. NY Karate Club,
Charles Trowbridge 1'388 Mat~ket
i ng 2. 1
Kevin Van Brocklin 1988
HIM 2.6 Bt~istc•l.
Management 2.7 Natick,
CIS 3.0 Waterbury,
Management 2.0 Edison,
Accounting 3.4 Roslyn Harbor,
WJMF (campus radio),
Fo:•und i Ytl:l
Be.>i:;a S ll::!ma Chi
Delta Siqma Chi
Eosi lor, Pi
Tau Eosi loy,
Tau Eosi lor, Phi
Tau Kaooa Eosi lc•Y•
Kaopa Delta Rho:r
Aloha Phi Kaooa
Beta Sigma Omi ct~o:.rt
The oledge orogram for tne Provisional Chanter of Kaooa Delta Rho on Bryant College was develooed by early fall. program was developed accord1ng with G.L.C.
inoortant of these requirements was to inclement a oledge training Program for a length of 3 weeks.
This meant that the
2nd Vice President had to structure a orooram fullfilling the training requirements of the national and chanter within a defined limit of 3 weeks. The first steo of pledgeing was to hold interviews.
interviewees were those young men who imoressed the brothers and who showed a desire to pledge Kappa Delta Rho.
interviewing orocess involved the questioning of each orosoect individually,
using all the brothers input.
were asked by all brothers to the orosoects to inform us of what they had to offer.
After each interview the brothers would vote.
The voting was based on the rules set forth by the national.
conclusion of the interviews was to send 16 bids out to 17 prospects interviewed. Because the brothers never went through a 3 weeK orooram. The 2nd Vice President structured the Pledge trainino orooram requiring the brothers to be very involved in every aspect. went over very well. every committee,
Instead of the 2nd Vice President headinp
different brothers were chosen to head d1fferen
committees under the supervision of the 2nd Vice President.
was very helnful because it motivated every brother, brother very involved,
and strengthened the units among the
brothers while teaching the nledges about Fraternity and setting their goals among ours. A
was preoared for the brothers and oledges.
They were required to attend breakfast as a unit at 7:30 AM. After breadfast those with classes went to them while the others They all met in
went to the library or worked on their projects. teams for lunch.
Brothers were also cart of the teams.
all brothers and pledges ate dinner toaether. pledges recieved 3 hours of library time.
After dinner the
After library time.
ProJects were worked on. ~ig_~~Q~b~C§
were chosen for each pledge in accordance w1the
the rules of the PATHFINDER. imPlemented well.
The Big Brother orogram was
Whenever a oledqe became a little confused or
JUSt needed to talk,
the Big Brothers were there to helP.
Big Brothers took the initiative to pet to know their Little Brother and both benefitted enormously from each other. The
class held elections for officers. Treasurer.
and Secretary were chosen.
Tuesdays and Thursdays they held meetings similar to those of the fraternity.
All issues were discussed and the 2nd V1ce Pres1dent
sat in as a helper and listener.
Also on Tuesday and Thursdays
the oledge class was tested on the PATHFINDER and Local History. To fullfill the maJor ooal of unity.
the cledaes were
required to comolete several proJects together. Philanthropic ProJect was their laroest.
This was done March 1st
in the Lincoln Mall.
The main curpose was the public awareness
of missing children.
buttons were given to all shoopers.
Not one family left the mall
unaware that 1.5 to 1.8 million children are recorted missing each year.
In the near future this proJect will be done in a
similar fashion at the Warwick Mall.
Included in this addition
will be television coverage by Channel 12 WPRI. recuired were, fraternity,
a fundraiser that brought in $300 for the
suite decoration proJect,
pledges Big Brother,
paddles made for each
and one Large paddle made for the 2nd Vice
President. Helping in the pledge training program were two men belonging to the faculty at Bryant. Beta Chapter,
was and is pledge advisor,
Counsulling Coordinator at Bryant, advisor.
an alumnus of
and William Phillips,
was and is our faculty
These two he l d workshops which enlightened the pledges.
The two advisors helped the pledges real the meaning of brotherhood while guiding them to their ultimate goal of fraternity. This program was very important because it set a precident for our chanter.
This means that much of what was done this year
will be passed down throgh the years as ritual. The main purpose of the 3 week pledoing period was for the oledges to become a unified brotherhood among themselves.
was achieved by working like a team to accomplish their obJectives.
Every pledge put in what they were required and
gained tremendously from it.
They are now dedicated brothers ot
the Provisional Chapter of Kaopa Delta Rho at Bryant College.
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As Rush Chairman of Kappa Delta Rho, orosoectives interested in KDR. attempt at a rush, from our
my JOb was to get
Since this was our first
we made many mistakes,
but we learned
and with a lot of hard work we had a
successful rush that resulted in 16 new pledges to KDR. The semester started out well when the first nignt back we looked uo a freshman from one of the brother's hometown and met some of his friends on his floor.
This floor became
the focal point of our rushing efforts. The first friday back we had a haopy hour in the a f ternoon on our floor.
This is when the process of rushing
officially began and brothers started to mingle and get acauainted.These happy hours were only open to males. females were allowed. made it a weekly event. the whole campus. success,
The first one went over well so we On Saturday,
we had a party ooen to
This oarty also turned out to be a great
so a oattern develooed whereby every week we had a
haooy hour Friday afternoons and a party on Saturday.
these two events punch was served. On Monday nights,
we had Monday Night Football parties.
We set uo the fraternity floor like a stadium cutting the couches and chaires up high like bleachers and we servered refreshments Just
like in a stadium.
This too became a
After about two or three weeks of seeing a lot of familiar faces at our rusn functions,
I broke the brothers
into rush teams to make rushinc a bit more oersonal. t~e
most part this worked out well.
The brothers got to
the rushes a lot better and vice-versa.
The rush teams
would sometimes go to dinner or participate in athletic activities together.
was not as formal
as some of tne other fraternity's rushing proorams and that is what freshman said they liked about us. During the course of tne semester, special functions.
we sponsored many
We sponsored two oarties with sororities
during the semester and the freshmen seemed to enJoy themselves.
We also sponsored a trio to Lincoln Dog Track
as well as to a New England Patiots game.
We also went down
to Newport Jai-Alai one weekend. While the weather was warm we ,ad a couole of barbecues at Licoln Woods State Park.
The brothers played frisbee and
softball with the rushes and a good time was had by all. We had two theme oarties durinq the course of the semester, got
a Hawaiian Party and a Toga Party.
Everyone reall j
involved in the decorating for these oarties.
Hawaiian Party we bought 300 Leis and we trucked in sand and built our own beach complete .with rafts and beach towels. We also bougnt little umbrellas to out in the drinks and of course we served Hawaiian Punch.
For the Tooa Partv we
painted Roman Pillars on the walls and everyone wore togas and wore wreaths on their heads.
These two oarties were the
two best of the semester. The
rented a hall
of the semester had to be our smoker.
Massachusetts and two buses to
cary aooroximately 75 oeoole. of entertainment. m•:•r~e
We nad food,
After the smoker,
rushing became a lot
We still had our regular functions but some became
... et •e!ly 1·1ith the
rushes and would do unscheduled things with them.
rushes later told us th1s is what set us aoart from the other fraternities.
Each member has an understanding of the Fraternity's
history and tradition. 2> At least one Philanthropic or service proJect a year. 3) A filing system for chaPter records has been devised and imPlemented. 4>
Plans made to establish an Alumni Corporation.
5> To develop a well-rounded social program. 6) To plan an event to honor our parent's annually.
To establish a long lasting bond to Bryant Colleoe.
2> To make available fraternity life for a greater number of Bryant students,
by offering a more d1verse
pro pram. 3) To unite a group of peoPle together towards the common goal of brotherhood. 4> To enhance the relationshiP between Bryant and the outside community.
5) To create a constructive rushing program that will encourage participation in school and fraternity activities. 6) To look into alternitive housing for the fraternity.
ARTICLE I NAME
The name of this Fraternity shall be Bryant Colleae Provisional Chapter of Kapoa Delta Rho.
ARTICLE II PURPOSES
The primary ouroose of the Fraternity shall be the oromotion of good fellowship among 1ts members and the advancement of truth,
The Fraternity sMall orovide a source of identity
if resoonsibly led!
a source of dignitv for
The Fraternity will be a significant force in I
preparinq its members for the challences of the complex life they must face.
The Fraternity clearly recognizes the need
for scholastic achievement, service,
personal and qrouo fiscal responsibility.
Bryant Collepe Provisional Chaoter acceots the oooortunity of contributing to the general education of 1ts members.
ARTICLE I I I MEMBERSHIP
The membershiP of this
Fraternity shall consist of honorary members, actives,
Honorary members shall consist
of outstanding faculty members or other men of 9ood reoute elected by the active chapter,
and acoroved oy the National.
Alumni shall consist of those
actives of the Fraternity who shall have completed tneir work at Bryant Collepe or those actives who, reasons,
due to personal
terminated their career prior to graduation.
SECTION 4. undergraduates,
Actives shall consist of
fully initiated uoon completion of all
reou1rements set by the Fraternity and Collepe.
Pledges: Prospective members
awaiting comPlet1on of the recuirements for initiation.
ARTICLE IV OFFICERS
off1cer of the Chanter. enforces the laws, administrator.
He presides at all meetinos,
and serves in the caoacity of general
He makes all appointments to all committees
with the aoproval of the Executive Committee.
member of the Greek Letter Council and Student President's Advisory Council.
Rush Chairman and presides the duties of the President in his absence or incapacity.
He will fill the position of the
President should the President not be able to comolete his elected term.
SECTION 3. full responsibility for all pledges and directs the pledge training program.
He suoervises the testing of pledges on
He serves in the capacity of First Vice
President in his absence.
SECTION 4. secretary of the Fraternity.
He conducts all correspondence
and keeos the minutes of all meetings in a permanent form. He maintains all initiation forms and the Bylaws.
the treasurer of
SECTION 5. the Fraternity.
He collects all fees and cays all
keeping accurate records of all money received disbursed.
He shall be responsible for preparing a budget
for the forthcoming year subJect to the aooroval of the Executive Committee.
SECTION b. doorkeeper oF the Fraternity meetings. handclasp of all
He receives the
initiates before their adm1ssion to
He maintains all ritual eauipment and
maintenance of the meeting room.
SECTION 7. Fraternity.
Chaplain oF the
He has charge oF all devotional exerc1ses in
whicn the Fraternity particioates.
Resoonsible for the
Invocation before all Fraternity meetings.
SECTION 8. resoonsible for the care,
and cleanliness of the
Chapter House or the Chapter room as the case may be.
official rePresentative of the Fraternity at all Greek Letter Council meetings.
SECTION 10. consist of President,
First Vice President,
The committee oreoares
the agenda for all meetings and deals with all snecial problems as they arise.
The Executive Council will also
assist the President in his aopointments of Chairman, Social Service Chairman, Scholarshio Chairman,
and tneir committee members.
shall aopoint other committees as the needs ar1se.
ARTICLE V ELECTIONS
Elect1ons will be conducted w1thin the first three weeks of Aoril.
Nominations will be made during the
Fraternity meeting prior to the election. for all elected positions will remain ooen until the e 1 ect i orts. stan~ing
All members nom1nated must be in good f1nancial Uoon comoletion of the
with the Fraternity.
The President and Executive Committee sha!l meet
to make appointments.
ARTICLE VI MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 1. each
to become a oledge,
must have a "c" aver-age.
Freshman requirements will follow those set by the G.L.C. All rushees must be aooroved by a vote of the actives of the Fraternity to become pladges by receiving no more than 3 rtegat i ve votes.
Although a rushee did not receive a b1d as
a result of the first votino,
the Rushing Chairman may
present his name before the actives for another vote. Should the rushee acain not reveive a favorable
name will be retired from the Fratern1ty's list of reshees. /
to become initiated
as a full member of the Fraternity,
each pledoe must
complete all reauirements set by the National Fratern1ty, the Chapter,
and the local G.L.C.; have comoleted all
financial requirements; and rece1ve no more than 3 negative votes from the active membershiP prior to the 1nitiation.
ARTICLE VII FINANCES
All financial recuiremnets set
by the Fraternity upon its membership shall be ouroosed by the Executive Committee and approved by vote of the active membersh1o.
The treasurer will preoare a
budset of income and expenses which must be approved by vote of the active membershio.
ARTICLE VIII MEETINGS
Regular meetings of the active
Fraternity shall be held every Tuesday beginning at 5:30 P.M.
Soecial meetings may be called at any time by the
President subJect to the aoproval of the Executive Committee.
' SECTION 2.
At all reqular meetinos a
two-thirds maJority will be reouired to conduct and
Permiss1on may be given by the
President to any active member to be absent from a meeting oroviding 1t 1s a legitimate excuse.
Any member being absent from a
meetino without permission shall be f1ned five dollars.
The secretary will call roll
call uoon the Pres1dent ooen1ng the meeting.
ARTICLE IX RUSHING
Because of the importance of all rushing functions,
all members will be reauired to attend.
members means actives and pledges.
Those not present Wlll
be fined ten dollars.
ARTICLE X AMENDMENTS
These Bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds maJority of all members at a regular meeting.
of the orooosed amendment having been oresented one meeting orior to 1ts call
ARTICLE XI FRATERNAL COLORS
colors will be worn by all brothers unless excused by the President.
Otherwise a fine will be imposed.
Copy _ Qf _ I~§~§Y~~~~$ - ~ydg§t
-submitted by Mike Langlois -to: Executive Council
It was very tough for me to come up with resoective budgets since I had nothing from the past to use as a basis to arrive at a reasonable and accurate figure.
SEMESTER BUDGET FALL
IFC Dues Chat~ities
Ir.come: Chaoter dues(39 x 100)
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Income over(under> Exoerrse 20
Exoense: 1500 200
Hi stot' iarr
National Pledge fees
etc. (11 x 35)
National Initiation fees lVI i
I rrcorr1e: Chaoter Dues(50 x 50)
Nat iorral fees ( 11
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The m1scellaneous figure includes such items as G.L.C.
troohies and any unexpected costs.
caroets for party suites (if the need
Our dues are high for the simole fact that we
We will be able to learn from our mistakes in the
case of under and,
over allocation of funds in
Be reminded, all ir.clusive.
that this list may not be
if we either run out of money
for our parties or if there is a maJor damage or expense caused on the floor,
all brothers accounts will be assessed
1 have given the method of payment wuch thought
and would like to recommend the following payment plan. First,
a m1nimum of $70 due by September 15.
oarty and rushing exoense to be very high during this period and we do not want to get caught short.
Then any remaining
balance to be paid off by October 1. oroblem with this,
Should anyone have a
they would be allowed to make
arrangements with myself to oay off their balances in some sort of installment olan.
I have not included anything reoresentinq a "1 ate-fee".
if it appears,
by a brother to pay off his balance.
no effort is being made I suggest that he be
called to face the Executive Council for a hearing to discuss the matter.
that if this was treated by the
council with a serious attitude,
it would be an effective
means of promot1ng payment of overdue balances.
The role of this committee has been to increase Bryant's on-campus awareness as well as the community's off-campus awareness of the importance of hav1ng a Greek organization that
Not only fo the
brotners of KaPpa Delta Rho strive for scholastic excellence~
but also are concerned with the environment
We 1llustrate this feeling throuqhout the
community by our involvement in many community activities. Our reward is not a monetary one,
but a feeling of
satisfaction and oride within ourselves;
it is also knowing
that we have upheld the Kappa Delta Rho tradition and spirit through building a rapport with the outside community.
The first endeavor that this committee became involved was to rasie money for a benefit concert.
concert was designed to ass1st a five year-old boy,
who desperately needed a liver transplant.
Six local bands were featured at the concert which took place September 23,
We thought that this was a very
worthy cause and decuded that we wanted to participate in this charitable event.
Since we were informed about this
event only 12 days prior to the concert date,
effort was needed to make our efforts benef1cial. thing tnat had to be done was to could.
about the concert.
as best we
Posters were olaced throuqhout
the school to inform students about tne upcoming event.
each brother was g1ven the task of selling at
which sold for five dollars apiece.
sales were slightly lower than our expectations,
part by the expense of the ticket and the short advance notice that was g1ven.
ticket sales and donations.
we still generated $529 in We also presented the Potters
with an additional $50 donation from money ra1sed at a social gatherinp.
The concert was very successful and the
Potters were very thankful for all that we did in connection with the concert.
We were later informed that Jeremiah
Potter received a liver transolant and was recovering nicely.
This was the kind of ending that all the brothers
had hoped for from the start= a successful liver transolant for Jeremiah Potter.
Our next activity involved the on-campus Big Brother prooram.
The on-campus Big Brother program has been
declining at an increased rate,
so we decided that this
would be a tremendous opoortunity to help a very good cause. We did not want this program to terminate because the orooram was very important to many young children. Participation by many brothers,
almost forty percent,
to strenothen and solidify the proqram.
administration and the Rhode Island B1g Brothers were very excited and impressed that a fraternity became involved in such a worthwhile program.
People recognized Kapoa Delta
Rho as a fraternity that cares and one that is concerned
This lifted our reputation to greater he1ohts
than is usually assoc1ated with fratern1ties. fraternity that was on the
not only at
We became a Bryant~
with the surrounding community.
The committee is now planning to co-sponsor a walk-a-thon with Kappa Delta Kappa Sorority.
walk-a-thon will be held to raise money for the Missing Children's Fund.
The event is tentatively scheduled to take
Place this soring.
The walk-a-thon w1ll be aoproximatley
ten miles long and will be distributed around the proximity of Bryant.
We are very enthusiastic about this upcoming
event; hoping that
it will be as successful as previous
events sponsored by Kappa Delta Rho.
the social services committee
will be one that will always try to help as many individuals in need as possible.
We feel that this committee is an
inteoral cart of our fraternal relations with the community and we wil do our best to strengthen this relationship. I
we will do by uoholdinq the honor and tradition of Kacoa Delta Rho.
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The social committee of Kappa Delta Rho has the responsibility of organizing all social events and also to involve as many brothers in the orocess as possible.
devised a schedule so that each brother contributed equal time and effort to all functions.
It was our duty to assign
certain people for each function.
These brothers were
responsible for obtaining all alcohol and other necessary mater1als.
They were also responsible for refilling all
punch containers and making sure that everything ran accordingly.
One of our most outstanding events to date was our Christmas Party.
We obtained one of the school halls
and were able to decorate the entire room.
W1th the helo of
an outside disc Jockey and plenty of food and drink,
oarty was an incredible success. /
Another branch of our responsibilities was the organization of closed Brother's Parties.
were held at times when we felt that we were becom1nq distant from each other.
This was due primarily to
, excessive amounts of schoolwork. papers becoming due,
With all the tests and
i t sometimes craved to be difficult to
socialize w1th your fellow brothers. Brothers Parties were successful.
The first or second week of October is designated PARENTS WEEKEND at Bryant College.
weekend the brothers of Kappa Delta Rho hold a social hour on Saturday afternoon for the parents of brothers and the parents of rushes.
This year I organized the social hour
because of my experience in catering and in food service in general.
Approximatley four weeks prior to the weekend I spoke with my former employer and ordered a variety of hors'dovers for the occasion.
I then asked one of my
brothers to make arrangements for beverages.
I gave him an
idea of what we wanted to serve and what we could spend. The day of the party I picked the food up at the caterers and set it up in our dorm.
CHICKEN WINGS SAUSAGE MEDALLIONS CHEESE AND CRACKERS RED AND WHITE WINE BEER SOFT DRINKS
All the brothers dressed in suits on the day of the event.
The parents were greatly impressed with the fine
JOb that we had done.
The parents of our rushes were
especially impressed with the caliber of men at Kappa Delta Rho.
I believe this was the best aspect of the social hour,
something we really were not olanning on.
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During the first semester,
all of tne brothers
worked together at two carnivals making and selling fried dough.
We rented a fryalator and fried the dough in front
of the people.
They had the choice of powdered sugar or
tomato sauce and cheese as toppings.
We were still learning
at the first carnival and made a little over three dollars. The second carnival was run by another fraternity on campus We made
to benefit the Rhode Island Arthritis Foundation. $176 but gave $125 as a donation to the Arthritis Foundation.
During our three weeks of pledging.
we will be
working with the President of the pledge class giving him suggestions for their own fundraisers which the entire Pledge class will have to do.
After pledging we will have a few more fundraisers.
These plans are still being worked on with the
helo of fellow brothers. raffle something.
One of these plans will be to
All the brothers will be given a certain
amount of tickets to sell by a certain date.
The chaolian of the fraternity was in various duties.
These consisted of the following:
sending roses to the sororities
after recognizing us as a chaoter 2.
sending roses to female students as
a thank you card for heloing us in certain activities 3.
sending birthday cards to all the
brothers when we are both in and out of school 4.
sending Christmas Cards to all
rushes and brothers over the holidays.
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We were involved in all very athletic fraternity, sports.
strong football team,
we were able to exell in all
The hockey A-Team came in third place,
B-Team did not do as well.
Other intramural teams include a
two volleyball teams,
and three softball teams.
two of the three softball
teams are exoected to place in the top five out of fifty teams.
We also had a rush team for these sports,
We submitted an article once a week in the (school newspaper).
This informed the Bryant community on
what was new with KDR. We also submitted two maJor articles during the semester outlining everything KDR had planned and did in the cast. This committee further served in helping greek relations by distributing a memo to fraternities and Sorities on what KDR is doing for its pledge program.
1> Folders must be brought to meetings.
2) No Joking around.
No folder $1
removal from meeting plus $1 fine. 3) All ouestions will be answered under other business. Sergeant at Arms will acknowledge your questions and will call on you during other business. 4) No unnecessary discussion during the meeting. KAPPA DELTA RHO Meet i rq;t
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Meeting Call To Order Attendance - Minutes Executive Council Reoorts A.
First Vice President
Comittee Reports A.
Sergeant at Arms
Social Service Chairman -Shirt
Public Relat iorrs
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Old Busi rress
Published on Mar 7, 2013